March 19, 2014

Did the Military Intervention in Libya Succeed?

Did the Military Intervention in Libya Succeed?

Featuring Christopher Chivvis, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Alan Kuperman, Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace and Associate Professor of Public Affairs, LBJ School, University of Texas at Austin; and Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 25, 2013

Rethinking U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Rethinking U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Featuring Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Policy, Cato Institute; and Christopher Preble Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Cato Institute.

October 15, 2013

The End of Overkill? Reassessing U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

The End of Overkill? Reassessing U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Featuring Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Policy, Cato Institute; Elbridge Colby, Center for Naval Analyses; Hans M. Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, Federation of American Scientists; and Matt Fay, PhD Program, Temple University History Department; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

October 8, 2013

Rethinking U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Featuring Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Policy, Cato Institute; and Christopher Preble Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Cato Institute.

May 17, 2013

The Implications of the Expanding U.S. Drone Program

The Implications of the Expanding U.S. Drone Program

Featuring Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Spencer Ackerman, Senior Writer, WIRED Magazine; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

April 22, 2013

Drones and the New Way of War

Drones and the New Way of War

Featuring Steve I. Vladeck, Professor of Law and the Associate Dean for Scholarship, American University Washington College of Law; Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow and Research Director in Public Law, The Brookings Institution; Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; and Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow, Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

February 7, 2013

In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth

In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth

Featuring the author Richard M. Gamble, Anna Margaret Ross Alexander Chair in History and Political Science, Hillsdale College; with comments by Walter McDougall, Professor of History and the Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations, the University of Pennsylvania; and Derek Leebaert, Partner, MAP AG; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

June 27, 2012

Libya, One Year Later

Libya, One Year Later

Featuring Diederik Vandewalle, Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; Jonathan Hutson, Director of Communications, Enough Project to End Genocide and Crimes against Humanity; Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

May 21, 2012

The Future of the U.S. Navy Surface Fleet

The Future of the U.S. Navy Surface Fleet

Featuring Robert O. Work, Under Secretary of the Navy; Eric J. Labs, Senior Analyst for Naval Forces and Weapons, Congressional Budget Office; Ben Freeman, National Security Fellow, Project on Government Oversight; Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

April 13, 2012

Evaluating the Homegrown Terrorist Threat

Evaluating the Homegrown Terrorist Threat: Panel 1: The Homegrown Threat in the United States

Featuring Ben Friedman, Cato Institute; Risa Brooks, Marquette University; John Mueller, Ohio State University and Cato Institute; Brian Jenkins, RAND Corporation; Max Abrahms, Johns Hopkins University; Mitchell Silber, New York Police Department and Columbia University; Michael Kenney, University of Pittsburgh; Glenn Carle, CIA (retired).

October 24, 2011

How Much Homeland Security Is Enough?

How Much Homeland Security Is Enough?

Featuring John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Mershon Center, Ohio State University; Mark G. Stewart, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability, The University of Newcastle in Australia; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow, Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute, Co-editor, Terrorizing Ourselves: Why U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Is Failing and How to Fix It.